When it comes to making pesto, you can invest in a good processor if you like, but you can also make it using a pestle and mortar. My hubby love the spinaci zola at CIBO so i decided to make one for our appetizer yesterday. This recipe is a great change from red sauce.
|PESTO SAUCE as appetizer. can also be used as a pizza sauce and pasta sauce. YUM. Can also be Mixed with mayonnaise for a perfect panini spread. Grilled chicken. Tomato slices. Chopped olives. Pesto mayonnaise.|
|Blend ingredients in a food processor while pouring oil slowly. For this recipe i used walnut.|
1 cup and 2 tablespoons Fresh Basil Leaves
3/4 cup and 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts its better if you can find
PINE NUTS. or you can also use almonds
1 to 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons Extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper to taste.
In a food processor, blend together basil leaves, nuts, garlic and cheese. pour in oil slowly while still mixing. stir in salt and pepper. Serve with pasta or bread.